Cunnington Family History

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Cunnington Name Meaning

English: habitational name from either of two places in Cambridgeshire (one formerly in Huntingdonshire) called Conington, from Old Norse kunung ‘king’, ‘chieftain’ (probably replacing earlier Old English cyning) + Old English tun ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

Similar surnames: Huntington, Dunnington, Pennington, Bennington, Kennington

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Cunnington Family Origin

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Cunnington Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

  • School

  • Laborer

  • Farmer Son


In 1881, Farmer, School and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Cunnington. The most common Cunnington occupation in Canada was Farmer. 47% of Cunnington's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Cunnington family was Farmer Son.

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Cunnington Life Expectancy

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